Boyfriend to appear in court for the murder of his girlfriend

News South Africa

Tebogo Msimanga |

A 45-year-old man was arrested on Sunday following the death of a 40-year-old woman at Nazareth near Pinetown. It is alleged that on 20 March 2022 at 19:15, the lifeless body of the deceased was found by her friend at her home on Bhulose Road in Nazareth.

Colonel Thembeka Mbele of KwaZulu-Natal police said the friend had earlier received a call from the deceased’s manager when she did not report for duty on the morning of 20 March 2022. “The victim was found dead with a bullet wound to the forehead. A case of murder was opened at the Pinetown police station for further investigation.”

Mbele added that the police investigation revealed that the deceased was last seen with her boyfriend at her residence at 01:30. “The suspect received information that the police were looking for him and decided to hand himself over. He was placed under arrest and was charged with murder.” He will appear before the Pinetown Magistrate’s Court on Wednesday.

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